– right skills for a diverse market
Packaging is the largest single sector of plastics use in the UK, with consumer driven sectors from pharmaceuticals to engine oil using the product in their marketing strategies to cosmetically enhance their products.
It is also a major sector for GTMA member companies who have been part of the supply chain for many years.
From Blow Moulding processes for PET bottles to the highly intricate “Caps and Closures” market for the food and pharmaceutical sectors, GTMA has qualified sector experienced designers, toolmakers and moulders to provide offering processes including
•Plastic Injection Moulding
•Gas Injection Moulding
•Vacuum Forming Moulds
•Reaction Injection Moulds
•Pressure Die Moulding
Currently, GTMA members are involved in producing Mould tools and components in key sectors that include:
•Food and Drink
In 2009, the UK market for plastic packaging was worth an estimated £3.47bn, having been one of the most dynamic sectors of the UK packaging industry during the previous decade. Between 2005 and 2008, the UK market value grew by 15.6%, but growth fell in 2009, mainly due to the economic downturn.
+ + + If you would like to join one or more of our Sector Networks, and to be part of their Engineering Supply Chains, please contact GTMA on +44 (0) 121 601 6350 or email: email@example.com
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